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Quinoa 500 Grm

Quinoa is an ancient grain that has grown in popularity in recent years. It has been known as a good source of both protein and fiber. Quinoa is a grain that is high in protein and it is one of the few grains that is a complete protein with all nine essential amino acids with phytonutrients and minerals as well. Quinoa is a natural gluten-free grain and contains iron, B-vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, Benefits potassium, calcium, vitamin E and fiber. It is one of only a few plant foods that are considered a complete protein and comprised of all the nine essential amino acids.

Nutrition facts of Quinoa:
Quinoa is a great source of iron and fiber for vegetarians, vegans and omnivores alike. One cup of cooked quinoa (185g) provides 15% of the recommended daily intake or iron and 5 grams of fiber, which is 21% the recommended amount. Quinoa is also an excellent of magnesium, with 118mg per cup, cooked. According USDA nutrient database, once cup of cooked quinoa provides:

Carbohydrates – 39.4g
Calcium – 31mg
Iron – 2.76mg
Potassium – 38mg
Sodium – 13mg
Zinc – 2.02mg

CALORIES IN QUINOA:
Quinoa is relatively low in calories.
1 cup quinoa- 222 calories
1 cup oats – 389 caloris
1 cup wheat- 1047 calories

Benefits:
Control Cardiovascular disease
Diabetes (balance glucose level)
Reduce cholesterol
Migraine
Prevent formation of gallstones
Boost liver ability
Hair growth



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